Date: 5th February 2021 at 12:15pm
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A lot of Newcastle United fans have flocked to a post from their club that contains comments from Steve Bruce ahead of ’s Premier League clash with Southampton.

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Starting with an easy one, how much did Joelinton cost Newcastle when he swapped Hoffenheim for Tyneside?

The Toon’s manager confirmed that Christian Atsu would be re-introduced into Newcastle’s 25-man League squad after DeAndre Yedlin left the club in the last transfer window.

The Ghanaian was originally omitted from the squad, but Newcastle have to fill it, and it means that Atsu has been brought in from the cold, which has angered these Toon fans.

Embarrassing. Joke of a Football Club.”

@ToonMouthTyne

No please no. He’s the worst player in the club.”

@lewisthepanther

Stop talking”

@samtabram

Are you pleased that Atsu is back in the squad?

No, he isn't good enough

No, he isn't good enough

Yes, he could make a difference

Yes, he could make a difference

Atsu has not played a league game for Newcastle since July, and with his contract expiring at the end of June this year, they were probably hoping that they wouldn’t have to include him in the squad this year, but Yedlin’s departure has freed up a space that has to be filled, and the 29-year-old is the man who has been picked to fill that role.

This post continued to draw in angry , who wanted Henri Saivet to be included in the squad instead.

Should have been saivet”

@matthew87333241

justice for saivet”

@hollyoakIey

Justice for Henri”

@nufcoliverr

Newcastle have plenty of players who can play on either wing, so it is unclear how likely it is that Atsu will play for the Toon this season, but it is clear that him being included in the 25-man Premier League squad has annoyed these Toon fans.